craft beer


Definition of craft beer 

: a specialty beer produced in limited quantities : microbrew

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The menu also includes craft beer, cocktails and wine. Erin Hegarty, Naperville Sun, "Whirlyball business with laser tag, bowling proposed for burgeoning 'entertainment district' off Route 59 and I-88," 13 July 2018 And during the two weeks around the holiday last year, domestic premium beer recorded sales of $648 million, while craft beers took in $248 million. Chris Morris, Fortune, "6 Beers and 6 Wines to Improve Your Fourth of July Cookout," 29 June 2018 Downtown North Kansas City has a host of restaurants, Cinder Block brewery for craft beer, Chicken and Pickle for outdoor games and the Screenland Armour. Hunt Midwest, kansascity, "Northgate Village Offers Easy Transition from Renting to Homeownership (Sponsored)," 28 June 2018 The block party includes burgers and hot dogs, local craft beer, signature cocktails, games, back-to-back live music performances, soft-serve ice cream and a front row view of the Big Bay Boom fireworks display. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Carolina Gusman,, "San Diego restaurants burst 4th with Independence Day specials," 28 June 2018 The pair used other breweries to create their craft beer, which frequently sells out on release day. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "Brooklyn’s Newest Brewery Will Be Your Favorite Summer Spot," 26 June 2018 Stop by Bolton Valley for its Thursday night dinner series for a farm-to-table meal, craft beers, and a round of disc golf. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, "6 Fun Things to Do in Vermont," 25 June 2018 Features 38 craft beers, 7 local restaurants and live music. Luann Gibbs,, "Summer festivals guide 2018," 21 June 2018 Shoppers can find sourdough bread from the popular bakery Bread Alone, a new refrigerated beer room that offers a wide variety of craft beers, as well as charcuterie and smoked meats cured and prepared by the on-site chef Jesse Cole. Gisela Williams, New York Times, "Five Places to Go in Bantam, Conn.," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of craft beer

1986, in the meaning defined above

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